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Posted on: January 12, 2017

April 30, 2017 -- Applications Now Open for College Scholarship Program

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Chino Basin Water Conservation District (CBWCD) invites full-time high school seniors and college students pursuing water-related studies to apply for college scholarships of up to $5,000. The scholarship, paid over one year, will be awarded to qualified ...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

March 22, 2017 -- World Water Day Symposium to Highlight Conservation Efforts

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The U.S. Green Building Council Los Angeles Inland Empire Branch will host a local symposium to discuss the continued importance of integrated water conservation strategies during the “post-drought” environment at the Chino Basin Water Conservation Distri...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

March 11, 2017 -- New Community Seed Library Now Open to the Public

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On March 11, San Bernardino County residents are invited to a special open house for the new San Bernardino County Regional Seed Library.The free Open House will offer seed saving education workshops, crafts, demos, and activities for the whole family. Re...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

March 11, 2017 -- San Bernardino Regional Seed Library Open House

San Bernardino Regional Seed Library

OPEN HOUSE

Chino Basin Water Conservation District

4594 San Bernardino St, Montclair, Ca 91763

Come join us for an afternoon of fun and learning about seeds, seed saving and learn why we should be seed saving in the first ...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

March 1, 2017 -- Annual Poster Contest Winners Announced!

The community has spoken! The results are in! Congratulations to all winners and finalists! Thank you for sharing the critical message of groundwater conservation.

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

February 28, 2017 -- Winter Open House from 5-8pm

Discover what's happening in our community around water conservation at our Free Winter Open House!

February 28 | 5-8pm at ourWater Conservation Center

Bring your family for an evening of art, demos, tours, crafts, and more. 

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

February 6, 2017 -- Public Invited to Vote for Best Water Conservation Artwork

Inland Empire – Members of the public are invited to vote for their favorite student artwork encouraging water conservation and groundwater protection for the Chino Basin Water Conservation District’s annual poster contest. Voting will take place online (...

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Posted on: January 4, 2017

February 4, 2017 -- Schoolyard Forest Workshop for TK-12 Educators

Become a Project Learning Tree (PLT) Certified Educator!

  1. Engage in a hands-on workshop for both formal, informal, and after-school educators

  2. Investigate environmental topics with indoor and outdoor activities

  3. Receive PLT’s PreK-8 Environmental Education Acti...

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

January 20, 2017 -- Poster contest now open to Inland Empire K-12 students

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Chino Basin Water Conservation District is accepting poster and infographic artwork entries until Jan. 20 from kindergarten to 12th grade students in its annual contest . Student winners and their teachers can receive up to $500 in prizes.

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Posted on: November 8, 2016

December 7-8, 2016 -- Watershed Wise Landscape Professional Training

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G3’s US EP WaterSense recognized Watershed Wise Landscape Professional Certification (WWLP) qualifies conservation, water quality and landscape professionals to evaluate irrigation systems and factor rainwater use efficiency into outdoor water efficiency ...Read on...

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Posted on: November 8, 2016

November 28, 2016 -- NGSS Workshop for Non Formal Educators

Join us for Session 2 of the NGSS Mini-Series for Informal Educational Organizations. Come dig deeper into the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and explore the Science and Engineering Practices and the Cross Cutting Concepts. Discuss how the 3-dim...Read on...

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Posted on: November 21, 2016

November 11, 2016 -- We're Hiring! Program Coordinator Position Now Available.

We are looking for an energetic and innovative individuals to join our team. Check out www.cbwcd.org/jobs to learn more about our Program Coordinator position.

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Posted on: October 3, 2016

November 3, 2016 -- CBWCD Hosts Department of Water Resources Water Education Committee Meeting

CBWCD is working with the Department of Water Resources to host and coordinate the 2016 Southern California Water Education Committee Meeting on November 3.

For more information, contact Becky Rittenburg | rrittenburg@cbwcd.orgRead on...

Posted on: September 28, 2016

October 1, 2016 -- 2016-17 UC Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Training Begins!

Beginning October 1, over 40 new students will begin an 18-week journey of intensive region-specific horticultural training. The participants of this class will then volunteer as Master Gardeners in our communities and at our Water Conservation Campus by...Read on...

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Posted on: September 28, 2016

September 30, 2016 -- New Watershed Tour Field Trip with Robert Redford Conservancy

Students will explore their role as stewards of our watershed by learning more about how the streams in the mountains are a part of our larger aquatic ecosystem here in the Inland Valley. Working with the Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California...Read on...

Posted on: August 8, 2016

September 24, 2016 -- Water Use Efficiency Clinic for Monte Vista Water District Customers

+ Continental breakfast
+ Door prizes, raffle gifts, resource materials + Demonstration garden tour to follow the event
+ One-on-one assistance with FREE program sign-ups + Limited to 40 attendees
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Posted on: August 8, 2016

August 27, 2016 -- Learn how to lose your lawn at the Turf Removal Workshop

In this short 1.5 hour workshop, you will learn four different techniques for removing turf: smothering, solarizing, sod cutting, and spraying with herbicide. We’ll share some cost benefits of each technique and the time and resources needed to get rid of...Read on...

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Posted on: July 14, 2016

August 20, 2016 - Hands-on Landscape Design Seminar at Water Conservation Campus

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Register now for the upcoming Landscape Design Seminar on August 20th from 9 am-12 pm taught by our friends at Green Gardens Group. Get expert design advice in this three-hour class and walkaway with the basics to redesign your yard.

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Posted on: August 14, 2016

August 15, 2016 -- Field Trip Registration Begins August 15.

Bring your students to experience the Water Conservation Center and Water Wise Demonstration Garden through a free field trip! Free busing is provided for public and private schools within district boundaries. You can check our School Locator Map to see i...Read on...

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Posted on: July 24, 2016

July 22, 2016 -- We're Hiring! Program Educator and Assistant positions now available.

If you have a passion for our environment and see yourself as a highly creative environmental and outdoor educator, Chino Basin Water Conservation District may be the organization you have been seeking.

We are looking for an energetic and innovative in...Read on...

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Posted on: June 10, 2016

June 25, 2016 - CBWCD Watershed Basics Landscaping Class

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We are thrilled to host the Green Gardens Group (G3) Watershed Basics Landscaping Workshop on June 25th from 9 am-12 pm at no cost.
Get up to speed on the basics of water efficient landscaping in this three-hour workshop. The class covers:
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Posted on: June 23, 2016

June 24, 2016 -- New Green Infrastructure Training Program Uses WCC as Training Grounds

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Green Infrastructure Technician Certified Training Program is an 18-month, free job training program available to youth, veterans and community members, that provides students with the knowledge and skills to select, plant, care, and maintain trees. The p...Read on...

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Posted on: June 10, 2016

June 18, 2016 -- Mulch Giveaways and Docent Days every first and third Saturday!

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Have you been looking for ideas on drought tolerant groundcovers for slopes? Every first and third Saturday of the month, Master Gardeners will be assisting our current Saturday staff inthe Demonstration Garden to answer these and any additional quest...Read on...

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Posted on: June 10, 2016

June 18, 2016 -- CBWCD Hosts Inland Empire Family Fair

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We're excited to host the FREE Inland Empire Family Fair! The fair will have fun-packed activities for kids such as face painting, arts & crafts zone, live kid's entertainment and so much more! The event will help raise funds and awareness for a Hou...Read on...

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